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Etude of a Prayer (2009)

Original title: Etüüd palvest

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Documentary Duration 28:55

Etude of a Prayer

Generally, if people speak about convent in Pirita, they mean the ruins and many of them are surprised to discover that right there in Pirita, next to the old ruins, has been over ten years a fully operating Bridgettine convent. This 30-min film gives an overview of Bridgettine Order, the founder of the Order – Saint Bridget and the restorer of the Order – Mother Elisabeth. If during medieval the convent was an understandable part of social life then later, after the reformation, the tradition of a convent as an institution disappeared from Estonia and from our neighborhood. Today this ...

Director: Siiri Timmerman | Jaan Kolberg

Keywords: historical continuity | historical overview | historical buildings | historical monuments | architectural monuments | Bridgettines | construction art | meaning of life | self-discovery | church service | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Film Tower
Film Category Documentary, Observation
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 28:55


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Producer Margus Õunapuu
Director Siiri Timmerman | Jaan Kolberg
Screenwriter Veiko Taluste
Cinematographer Jaan Kolberg | Veiko Taluste
Sound Designer Margus Õunapuu
Editor Jaan Kolberg

First releases

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  • Premiere: 23.11.2009, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm